Businesses can better improve their product and compete within their marketplace when they make small, incremental steps to build toward a vision. This is because by starting small, they’re able to quicker weed out good ideas from bad ones with real user feedback that minimizes effort wasted. One way to think about this approach is to compare it to baking a cake:
The classic way people think about baking has them focussing on the individual ingredients, each of no value to the end user. You can deliver the base first, then the filling, and finally the icing. …
Twice a month our design team meets to talk about our work and share links that we found interesting or enjoyable in some way. Here’s what we looked at this week:
1. I purchased a dog DNA test from Embark and found their setup, testing, and results to be delightful. Here’s the packaging and a link to the video results. Want to guess what he is first? Play this game.
2. Who isn’t a fan of Japanese food? Google created Umami Land (think Candy Land with a Japanese flair) as a rich and fun search tool to learn all about…
This past year, Medium has given readers and writers more control over the stories they see by emphasizing follows over algorithms. Now, writers, you can take your follower list one step further. Let your fans know when you’ve published something new from their email inbox, in addition to when they come to Medium, by adding the option to subscribe to story updates. You control which stories get sent and your subscriber list is portable.
We made the tool simple, here’s how to use it.
First, go to your Settings page and find a new Followers section. You’ll see the option…
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